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Grantee Spotlight: School District of Lee County, Flordia

Type: News
News Type: 
Grantee Spotlight
Publication Date: 
Wed, 03/15/2017
State: 
Florida
While receiving a TIF grant is a great milestone in grantees' journey to reform their human capital management system, sustaining the work beyond the grant period is fundamental. To learn more about how grantees are thinking about sustainability, our TLP TA team recently interviewed Helen Martin,...Read more
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At Philadelphia’s Mastery Charter Network, Culture Is Key to Turning Around Failing Schools

Type: News
News Type: 
Article
Publication Date: 
Fri, 02/17/2017
John Wister Elementary School in Philadelphia's Germantown neighborhood, children come to class wearing matching polo shirts. In the hallways, students walk in straight, silent, and orderly lines. In the classrooms, signs instruct children to sit "like a S.T.A.R." -- meaning "Sit up tall," "Track...Read more

TA in Action: Center for Educational Innovation (CEI)

Type: News
News Type: 
TA in Action
Publication Date: 
Wed, 12/07/2016
Center for Educational Innovation (CEI), New York City TLP team members provided intensive support to CEI in building its principal evaluation system. Creating this system presented a unique challenge for CEI because its network of charter schools does not have the central office support...Read more
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Grantee Spotlight: Broward County Public Schools (BCPS), Florida

Type: News
News Type: 
Grantee Spotlight
Publication Date: 
Mon, 12/05/2016
Angela Brown, project director for BCPS's TIF-funded Leading Excellence and Achievement in Performance (LEAP) project, shared insights into the district's concerted efforts to implement cultural competency professional learning. BCPS, a TIF4 and TIF5 grantee, is the largest fully accredited K-12...Read more
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Grantee Spotlight: Maricopa County Education Service Agency (MCESA), Arizona

Type: News
News Type: 
Grantee Spotlight
Publication Date: 
Mon, 12/05/2016
For the Rewarding Excellence in Instruction and Leadership (REIL) initiative, a TIF-funded project led by MCESA, the TLP Community and the access it has provided to thought partners have been instrumental in the grantee's success, according to Project Director Lori Renfro. Lori recently spoke to...Read more
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Why Denver Public Schools thinks two teachers are better than one

Type: News
News Type: 
Article
Publication Date: 
Wed, 04/13/2016
Topic: 
Teacher Leadership and/or Career Ladder
To nurture the success of schoolchildren, Denver schools are expanding a program focused on lifting up teachers. Denver Public Schools believes the Teacher Leadership and Collaboration program -- designed to pair strong teachers with up-and-coming instructors for half a school day -- has been...Read more
Why Denver Public Schools thinks two teachers are better than one

What ESSA Means for Teachers and Leaders

Type: News
News Type: 
Article
Publication Date: 
Thu, 03/03/2016
Topic: 
Other
The passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has amounted to a grand old time for Washington's education lobbyists, advocates, journalists, and analysts. There are intense discussions about how the Department of Education will implement this or that piece of the 1,000-page law. There are...Read more